Dena Payne, director of Highland Rivers' disability services, graduates from prestigious DBHDD Management Academy
Highland Rivers Health is congratulating Dena Payne, MBA, director of intellectual developmental disability services at the agency, on her recent graduation from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) Management Academy. The Academy was developed in 2014 by DBHDD in partnership with the University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government as a specialized professional development resource for current and future leaders. The six-month curriculum is limited to only 25 participants per session and is offered two times each year. Management Academy graduates are recognized as being among the top leaders in the behavioral health and disability fields in Georgia.